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Synonyms for lack
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Wiktionary

  1. lacknoun

    Antonyms:
    surplus, glut

  2. lacknoun

    To be without, to need, to require.

    My life lacks excitement.

    Antonyms:
    surplus, glut

  3. lacknoun

    To be short (of or for something).

    He'll never lack for company while he's got all that money.

    Antonyms:
    surplus, glut

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lacknoun

    Synonyms:
    failure, scarcity, deficiency, want, need, demand, insufficiency

    Antonyms:
    fulness, abundance, sufficiency, satisfaction, supply, competence

  2. lackverb

    Synonyms:
    want, require, need, be destitute of

    Antonyms:
    supply, have abundance of

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lack, deficiency, wantverb

    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

    "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"

    Synonyms:
    neediness, need, deprivation, wishing, wish, want, privation, deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency

  2. miss, lackverb

    be without

    "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

    Synonyms:
    drop, omit, lose, neglect, leave out, overleap, pretermit, miss, overlook, escape

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lackverb

    Synonyms:
    want, need, be in want of, be in need of, be destitute of, be without

  2. lackverb

    Synonyms:
    be in want

  3. lackverb

    Synonyms:
    be wanting

  4. lacknoun

    Synonyms:
    need, deficiency, destitution, want, scantiness, insufficiency, scarcity, dearth, default, defectiveness, shortness, shortcoming, DEFICIT

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lacknoun

    Synonyms:
    want, need, deficiency, dearth, paucity, scarcity, drought, default, deficit, insufficiency, inadequacy, shortness

  2. lackverb

    Synonyms:
    need, want, be in need of, require, sedulous

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How to use lack in a sentence?

  1. Jim Manley:

    You can find ways to raise your visibility, whether it's taking questions in the Capitol or going on TV at night, it's going to be wall-to-wall coverage. They're not going to be suffering from a lack of options to stay visible.

  2. Van Nijnatten:

    We are doing this because so much is happening at the moment, there is no lack of confidence. Nike is not a suspect. Investigating this is a matter of professionalism.

  3. Tobin Gorey:

    There is already growing anxiety about the lack of rainfall in Australia's cropping regions.

  4. Peter Stahl:

    Whether or not that is related to testosterone deficiency or usual things like not sleeping enough, poor lifestyle and lack of exercise, is very difficult to discern.

  5. Alan Patrick Herbert:

    The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

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